A journalist for more than 40 years, Ellen Rand is a hospice volunteer and author of “Last Comforts: Notes from the Forefront of Late Life Care.” Inveterate optimist, aging baby boomer and besotted grandmother, she is passionate about sharing news and guidance about finding excellent care for ourselves and our loved ones. You can visit her blog https://lastcomforts.com and follow Ellen on Twitter @EllenRandNJ

Latest Posts By Ellen Rand

5 years ago

3 Ways to Nourish and Care for a Terminally Ill Loved One

Last year I experienced one of the great, unexpected joys of grand-motherhood. One lunchtime I introduced my then 18-month old grandson to my meatballs. Read More